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Trinity Forest will go 3-and-out with AT&T Byron Nelson

According to a report, the club will not host Dallas’ long-running PGA Tour event after this spring

Finished: After this year, Dallas’ Trinity Forest Golf Club as the host site for the PGA Tour’s AT&T Byron Nelson, according to a report by Tim Cowlishaw in The Dallas Morning News. Declining revenue for the event at the private club, a 2014 design by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, was cited as a principal reason for the exit after only three seasons at the treeless link-style course southeast of downtown Dallas. The AT&T Byron Nelson is one of the Tour’s longest-running tournaments, dating to 1944, and boasts a who’s-who of champions, including namesake Nelson, Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods. However, in the PGA Tour’s revamped schedule that shifted the PGA Championship to May beginning last season, the Nelson is played in the week before the season’s second major championship, which limits the tournament’s ability to attract the game’s top players. Trinity Forest also serves as the home course for Southern Methodist University’s men’s and women’s teams.

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